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Episode 147: Please, Mr Postman

Letters are being written, and delivered -oh yeah! Including one to Dr Schleicher. In Matthew’s absence Bill and Steve bring the show home in good time, hitting the sub 45 minute mark – wait and see!.  Tonight Bill and Steve chew over the education news and return to some on-going themes, such as concerns about […]

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Episode 146: To Kill (of) Mice and Men

After our fortnight of pining for our podcast fix, the talk flows tonight.  Bill joins us for tonight’s news edition, dominated by a trawl through our encounters with English Literature and  Matthew’s admission that he was never that keen on Steinbeck anyway.  The issue of the English literature syllabus raises serious concerns about how we […]

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  It is a real thrill for Steve to be joined tonight by Manjit Shellis, Director of learning for the UFA (University of the First Age).  The UFA is national education charity that does some brilliant work with young people across England and Northern Ireland.  Not so long ago Manjit took part in a rich […]

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Episode 144: Matthew’s Missing Pun

Insidelearning returns after the Easter break.  Matthew is obviously ring rusty as he stumbles over a golden punning opportunity.  Meanwhile we discuss the recent education news.  Overshadowed by the tragedy of the murder of teacher Ann Maguire in a Leeds school. We discuss the the rise in mobile platforms and Google’s entry into the education […]

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Episode 143: Learning in a Flatland

“Dear Mr Gove” by Jess Green – you must watch this! A relaxed chat through our education week and news we picked up on.  Some important stories that lead us in unexpected directions, while no eye is kept on the clock at all.  Hey ho, when you have stuff to think about….. News links:  Richard […]

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